Indices of Multiple Deprivation
The indices of deprivation is a local measure of deprivation in England. Statistics are published at a small area level (lower super output area) with summary figures provided for local authority areas.
The 2011 rural-urban classification for small area geographies provides a rural/urban picture at output area (OA), super output area (SOA) and ward level. A classification is also produced for local authorities classification categorises local authorities as rural or urban based on the percentage of their resident population in rural areas or ‘rural-related’ hub towns.